National Mechanics

Type
Bar/Pub
Restaurant
Cuisine

American Comfort Food

Average Drink Price
$5-$7
Average Food Price
$7-$10
Hours of Operation
Mon: 5 PM-2 AM; Tue-Sun: 11 AM-2 AM
Atmosphere
Beer Connoisseur
Casual
Dark
Domestics on Tap
Neighborhood Hang
Relaxed
Special Features
Beer Pitchers
Fireplace
Good for Groups
Dress Code
Casual
Address
22 S 3rd Street
(3rd & Market)
(215) 701-4883
www.nationalmechanics.com
Neighborhood
Old City
 
About
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Built by famed architect William Strickland in 1837 the National Mechanics Building has seen banks, churches, clubs, bars and fires pass between its walls, and it’s still standing. This beautiful building, as much a part of Philadelphia history as any tourist attraction, now houses Philadelphia’s freshest new bar and restaurant. The gothic, yet warm old world feel combined with refreshing attitudes make National Mechanics similar to Old City itself; a fresh mix of old world form and new world function. The peculiar name for our establishment stems from the building's original incarnation in 1837 as Mechanics National Bank. In fact, as the building was built before the invention of the camera, the earliest picture of the bank was in 1901, when the building featured a particularly snazzy sign reading "MECHANIC$ NATIONAL BANK." Unfortunately, the sign is no longer with us, but the spirit of the craft still is. Our décor is an allusion to all things mechanical from our homemade lighting fixtures to the strange devices running throughout the space to our uniquely designed bathrooms. All of these elements combined with our laid back and off kilter philosophy make this bar what it is. A place designed with real folks in mind and molded by time, our hands and the hands of many before us. Come in and check it out.

Specials     [Report Incorrect Special]

Monday
Happy Hour (5:00 pm - 7:00 pm): $3 off Most Pitchers; $2 off Specials Drinks; $1 off Most Pints  Drinkpoint.com

Tuesday
Happy Hour (5:00 pm - 7:00 pm): $3 off Most Pitchers; $2 off Specials Drinks; $1 off Most Pints  Drinkpoint.com

Wednesday
Happy Hour (5:00 pm - 7:00 pm): $3 off Most Pitchers; $2 off Specials Drinks; $1 off Most Pints  Drinkpoint.com
Quizzo (8:00 pm - 9:00 pm):  Drinkpoint.com

Thursday
Happy Hour (5:00 pm - 7:00 pm): $3 off Most Pitchers; $2 off Specials Drinks; $1 off Most Pints  Drinkpoint.com

Friday
Happy Hour (5:00 pm - 7:00 pm): $3 off Most Pitchers; $2 off Specials Drinks; $1 off Most Pints  Drinkpoint.com
Beers on Tap

Seasonal Bells

Seasonal Flying Fish
Seasonal Flying Dog
Anchor Steam
Blue Moon
Boddington's
Guinness
Lindeman's Framboise
Miller Lite
Newcastle Brown
Philadelphia Brewing Co.'s Kenzinger
Smithwicks
Stella Artois
Strongbow
Yards IPA
Yuengling Lager
Beer in Bottles & Cans

Arrogant Bastard

Budweiser
Coors Banquet
Coors Light
Dogfish Head 90min IPA
Flying Dog Gonzo Porter
Magic Hat #9 Pale Ale
Miller Lite
Ommegang 3 Philosophers
PBR (16oz)
Sierra Nevada Torpedo Xtra IPA
Yuengling Lager
Speciality drinks available

Wine and full liquor bar available

Events

See their Events page!

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